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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Crambinae > Euchromiini > Euchromius

Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811) – Necklace Veneer

More than 50 species of Euchromius Guenée, 1845 are known globally. Though only two species are known from India, these species groups are best separated by examining genitalia. 
Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Similiar species:
Euchromius ornatus Schouten, 1992. S. India.
Euchromius circulus Schouten, 1992. Myanmar
Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811) (Palparia). India. 
Mathew (2016) only lists Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811) from India. 

Euchromius ornatus Schouten, 1992. S. India. has three terminal black dots on FW margin. 
 
References:
  1. Palparia ocellea Haworth, 1811; Lepid. Britannica (3): 486; TL: England. 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1998. Moths of Nepal. Part 5. TINEA. Vol. 15 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 141/1. 
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 24, # 4200. Listed as Eromene ocellea
  4. Schouten, R. T. 1988. Revision of the species of the genus Euchromius Guenée, 1845 (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Crambinae) occurring in the Afrotropical region Zool. Verh. 244 (1): 1-64
  5. Schouten, R. T. 1992. Revision of the genera Euchromius Guenée and Miyakea Marumo (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Crambinae) Tijdschr. ent. 135: 191-274.
  6. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 49.9. 
  7. http://www.lepiforum.de/lepiwiki.pl?Euchromius_Ocellea

 

 

 

 

 


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Anonymous. 2021. Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811) – Necklace Veneer. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/357688/Euchromius-ocellea
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